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Rivers Game and Fish Association is dedicated to the conservation and sustainable use of fish, wildlife, and habitat resources in the surrounding area. Through promotion, education, and conservation programs, Rivers Game and Fish works to ensure healthy fish and wildlife populations. Our outdoor heritage and the time-honored traditions of hunting and angling must be preserved for future generations.

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Residents of the Riverdale municipality and surrounding area, 

The Rivers & Area Game and Fish Association would like to inform the public of the following changes. 

Some may have noticed that the old gravel pits by the town lagoon have been fenced off and a gate across the road with it being locked out.  It is known many have used this area over the years as a location to sight in their hunting rifles.  The association has worked out a land use agreement with the municipality and this area will no longer be available to the general public. 

With that being said, Rivers Game and Fish has been working very hard during this difficult year in trying to create a legal, licensed, multi-functional gun and archery range.  There is a lot of work in terms of safety requirements, ground work, you name it in making a range to today’s standards.  The new range will consist of an archery lane, shotgun area, 25m and 50m pistol bays, and a 200m rifle lane. Safety is the association’s number one priority.  Proper safety measures and protocols are being created along with proper designated firing lanes created.  We hoped to have the range operational this year in 2020 but with the onset of Covid-19 it has put us behind schedule.  Finishing touches should be finished by the end of the year and the rest will be in the hands of the Federal Government for licensing approval.  The range opening is now scheduled for the spring of 2021.  Licencing and insurance requirements require users to be members of the association responsible for the range.  Since the Rivers & Area Game and Fish Association will be the licensed operator for the range all users must become a member of the association along with joining the division of the gun range.  We apologize for any inconvenience this may bring but moving forward one can rest assured you will be able to shoot in a legal, licenced, multi-functional range that everyone can enjoy.   

Evan Wolski 
President, 
Rivers & Area Game and Fish Association

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Despite all the negativity regarding 2020 and Covid our association had a little positive news happen.  Members Tom and Sarah welcomed the birth of their son Henry, born July 24th.  

 

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Manitoba has introduced a new online licencing system.  You will be required to create an account and purchase fishing and hunting licenses, along with your provincial park pass.  For more information please visit the licensing website by clicking -Here-.

–Summer Fishing Derby – (Event/Date to be confirmed)

–13th Annual Ice Fishing Derby results please CLICK HERE.

 

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-Don’t forget to see below our association sponsors who make our events a success.  These are local companies that through these tough times have supported us, please support them!-

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2020 – Association Sponsors: